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Nadja Jaisli Kull

Calm, concentrated, fact-driven, highly effective.

Client in GAR 100 2017

Top choice!

Source in WWL 2021

Extremely prepared

Source in Chambers Europe 2021

Very smart

Source in Chambers Europe 2021

An outstanding arbitrator.

Source in WWL 2021

Great to work with.

Source in WWL 2021

A leader in the litigation field.

Source in WWL 2021

Nadja Jaisli Kull is one of the best arbitrators in Switzerland.

Source in WWL 2021

She is a very thorough counsel and arbitrator, pragmatic and quick to identify commercial solutions.

Source in WWL 2021

She is bright and experienced lawyer and arbitrator, who is always on top of the case.

Source in WWL 2021

She is bright and experienced lawyer and arbitrator.

Who's Who Arbitration 2021

She is a key name in the Swiss litigation market.

Who's Who Litigation 2020

A leader in the litigation field.

Who's Who Litigation 2020

Has an excellent business understanding and the skills to develop a good strategy with the client.

Source in Legal 500 2020

She is an outstanding team manager and able to cope with an immense work load.

Source in Legal 500 2020

Does an excellent job and fights well for her clients.

Source in Chambers Global 2020

Is an expert and really good at drafting the filings.

Client in Chambers Global 2020

A fabulous and very talented practitioner, recognised as a leading lawyer in Switzerland and truly outstanding.

Who's Who Legal Arbitration 2020

An established figure and a tough practitioner.

Who's Who Legal 2019

Clients are impressed by her business understanding, expertise in ICC procedures and her excellent legal and social skills.

Who's Who Legal 2019

Good ability to grasp what is really important and get the right message straight away.

Sources in Chambers Global 2019

A calm, decisive and highly persuasive arbitration lawyer who is recognised as one of the premier arbitration practitioners of her generation.

Who's Who Legal 2019

Praised for her hardworking and no-nonsense approach.

Who's Who Legal 2018

A very talented practitioner commended for her standout work as both counsel and arbitrator.

Who's Who Legal 2018

Receives praise for her compelling attitude and excellent understanding of the client's business and needs.

Chambers Global 2018

A very thorough and precise arbitrator.

Who's Who Legal Arbitration Future Leaders 2018

She is down-to-earth, effective and easy to deal with.

Client in Chambers Global 2017

Impresses with her prowess as arbitration counsel.

Chambers Global 2016

Showed good business savvy.

Client in GAR 100 2017

Calm, concentrated, fact-driven, highly effective.

Client in GAR 100 2017

Top choice!

Source in WWL 2021

À propos de

Nadja Jaisli's practice focuses on international commercial arbitration and litigation. She has extensive experience in representing clients before Swiss courts and in international arbitrations (both ad hoc and institutional, primarily ICC and Swiss Rules), involving a wide array of matters. She has gained particular experience in the banking and finance, the pharmaceutical and the transportation industries and handled complex disputes arising from M&A transactions, joint ventures and shareholders' agreements, the sale of goods as well as license and supply agreements. In addition to her work as party counsel, Nadja Jaisli regularly sits as arbitrator (in particular under ICC, Swiss, DIS and VIAC Rules).

Nadja Jaisli is a member of the Board of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA) and regularly speaks and publishes in the field of international dispute resolution. She is listed in Chambers Global and Chambers Europe and by Who's Who Legal in the fields of arbitration and litigation. Who's Who Legal ranked her amongst the four most highly regarded future leaders in arbitration 2018 and 2019 in Europe and listed her as a global leader in arbitration 2020.

Recent Work Highlights
  • Represented a multinational company in an ICC arbitration relating to an industrial plant, including parallel litigation in Switzerland and several interim measures proceedings.
  • Represented a pharma company in an ICC arbitration regarding the distribution of a medical product in the Middle East.
  • Represented a German company in a Swiss rules arbitration against two Chinese companies under an international sales contract.
  • Represented a multinational pharma company in an ICC arbitration against a US company relating to a manufacturing agreement.
  • Represented a defendant in a SCAI arbitration in the commodities trading industry.
  • Represented a US company in a post-acquisition SCAI arbitration in the automotive industry.
  • Represented several defendants in a post-acquisition multi-party SCAI arbitration involving parallel litigation in another jurisdiction.
  • Represented a globally active organization in a high profile employment law dispute.
  • Advised a Swiss defendant in a US class action on Swiss law aspects of the US discovery process.
  • Represented a Swiss company in litigation before the Zurich Commercial Court in connection with the transfer of more than 30 projects in the transportation industry.
  • Sole arbitrator in a DIS arbitration regarding the worldwide distribution of a medical device.
  • Party appointed arbitrator in an ICC arbitration seated in London relating to a construction project.
  • Chair in an ICC arbitration seated in Amsterdam in the energy industry.
  • Represented an heir in enforcing his/her information rights in court.
LanguesGerman, English
Curriculum
  • Partner at Bär & Karrer (since 2014)
  • Associate at Bär & Karrer (since 2006)
  • Admitted to the New York Bar (2008; not practicing)
  • New York University (NYU): LL.M. (2007; Hauser Global Scholar)
  • Admitted to the Zurich Bar (2005)
  • Law Clerk at the District Court of Horgen (2003-2004)
  • Universities of Zurich and Geneva: lic. iur. (2003)
Associations et fonctions publiques
  • Swiss Bar Association (SAV/FSA)
  • Zurich Bar Association (ZAV)
  • Member of the Board of the Swiss Arbitration Association (ASA)
  • German Institution of Arbitration (DIS)
  • Austrian Arbitration Association (Arb/Aut)
  • New York State Bar Association
  • ICDR Young & International
  • ArbitralWomen
AdmissionTous les courts suisses

Ranked as 'leading' in Commercial Litigation and International Arbitration by Leaders League

Leaders League 2019

Ranked as 'leading' in Commercial Litigation and International Arbitration by Leaders League

Leaders League 2019

Ranked as 'leading' in Commercial Litigation and International Arbitration by Leaders League

Leaders League 2019

Contact

Nadja Jaisli Kull
P: +41 58 261 53 12
F: +41 58 261 50 01
nadja.jaisli@baerkarrer.ch

Bär & Karrer SA
Brandschenkestrasse 90
CH-8002 Zurich
Suisse

Assistant
Cheyenne Zurkinden
P: +41 58 261 56 36
F: +41 58 261 50 01
cheyenne.zurkinden@baerkarrer.ch

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